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Heraion (Temple of Hera)

Address: Main Road, Pythagorion 83102, Greece
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a very big archaeological site just outside the present day village of Ireon. Just one column stands to represent the remains of the Temple of Hera but the size of the foundations that can be traced along the ground gives you the best feeling of just how immense this temple would have been. A guide book is handy... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you are a little interested in history, join the excursion and learn more! It is very visiual and you will feel the relations with your ancestors!

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Ankara, Turkey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Althought there are better temples in the world you should definitely pay a visit to this place. You should walk along the sacred way and see around. There is a fee for the entrance and ask for written small guidebook. Hesitate to go there when the season is very hot since it is an opened area.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Part of the guided tour by Thomson. Guide was very good but really not enough time there. All in all well worth visiting.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had an excellent guide who gave us good information. It would have been good if we could have had a little longer to wander around on own.

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Lindesnes Municipality, Norway
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144 reviews 144 reviews
39 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A short taxi trip from Pythagorion you find this great archeological site. After visiting it, you should go to Pythagorion archeological museum to see the artifacts found, and models of "how it were".

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Solihull
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137 reviews 137 reviews
35 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We walked here from Pythagoriou along the beach - good walk but lovely with sea breeze. Small entry charge. Beautiful site with a lot of information about the Sacred Road which stretched from Pythagoriou - typically most of it under the runway now. Toilet & restaurant facilities available too.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

There is not much to see in this place, it's just one collection of old stones you have seen in several places before.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Huge site, having a guide useful as signs not that informative, room with models in was useful. One remaining pillar was particularly iconic, don't forget your camera

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There are so many archeological ruins near Pythagoriou but this was the only site where you paid to enter (closed on Monday). There was so much of it but it was not that impressive. The tea room was very good.

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